WhatsApp to launch three new interesting privacy features for users across the World
*Instant messaging application WhatsApp has announced to launch three new privacy features including the ability to hide your online status from particular contacts. *
According to details, the application would provide its users with the ability to exit WhatsApp groups silently, and block screenshots for “View Once” images.
WhatsApp head Will Cathcart and Meta Chief Mark Zuckerberg announce the new features on August 9, Tuesday.
— Will Cathcart (@wcathcart) August 9, 2022 link
*HIDE ONLINE STATUS FROM YOUR CONTACTS*
The application has announced to provide its users with the ability to hide their online status. Previously, users had the ability to hide their ‘Last Seen’ which has now been extended to ‘online’ status too.
Moreover, the users will be able to hide their ‘online status from particular contacts too. Users could choose to completely hide the last seen online status from everyone, only unknown numbers, specific contacts, or from nobody.
A new “Who can see when i’m online” feature will be added under the last seen settings, with two options – ‘Everyone’ and ‘Same as Last Seen.’